| Sep 6, 2011
| 3:26 AM
Cantor David Presler
Title: Cantor, Temple Emeth, Delray Beach.
Other job experience: Served as cantor at synagogues in New York for 28 years; former music teacher at New York City public schools.
Other community posts: Private voice teacher....
| Sep 5, 2011
| 8:37 PM
The reasons families choose to leave Newport-Mesa Unified schools are as diverse as the schools they choose. Friends and sports are often major considerations.
Many people spoke of attending elementary school and middle school outside of Newport-Mesa,...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 10:48 PM
Last of three parts.
COSTA MESA — Jill Fales remembers moving to Mesa Verde three years ago and hearing neighborhood parents recite stereotypes in an effort to dissuade her from enrolling her son in the elementary school down the street.
| May 5, 2011
When Mack Gold turned 100 years old, he celebrated by doing a few push-ups in the middle of the living room. That was three years ago.
Now 103, the recipient of a Purple Heart in World War II is no longer up to an all-out aerobic workout, but he keeps...
| May 4, 2011
St. Francis 3, Chaminade 2: St. Francis staved off elimination from playoff contention with a dramatic 26-24, 24-26, 22-25, 25-23, 15-7 victory Tuesday.
Kenny Leaven keyed a team effort with nine blocks to go with three kills for...
| May 5, 2011
| 2:00 PM
It has been 100 years since Baltimore's ladies of the gentry decided to call attention to their efforts to beautify the city by holding a Flower Mart at the base of the Washington Monument in Mount Vernon, selling crab cakes their cooks prepared and...
| May 7, 2011
Michelle Purghart — who as principal is credited with engineering a financial and academic turnaround at Holy Family Catholic High School — will step down at the end of the academic year.
Purghart said she made the decision because she is...
| May 15, 2011
A muddy, weed-choked field in the hills of northern Cambodia is the last resting place of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, chief instigator of a communist regime that enslaved a nation, dismantled its social and cultural institutions and took the lives of 2...
| May 11, 2011
| 11:23 AM
The life I experience as a 30-year resident and homeowner in Northeast Baltimore is quite different from the picture painted recently in The Sun. I've worked in community development for 16 years and know the Northeast Baltimore neighborhoods well. I have...
| May 16, 2011
| 8:42 AM
Rabbi Gershom Sizomu knew he wanted to be a Jewish scholar. He also understood his position as a leader in the small Jewish community of Uganda.
But he didn't quite grasp that he would one day deal with jobs, clinics, mosquito nets and other mundane...
| May 30, 2011
| 4:54 PM
The Howard County Public School System includes 40 elementary schools; 19 middle schools; 12 high schools; one school for students with severe disabilities; one school for students with behavioral and emotional issues; and one school for students enrolled...